Mount Vernon (LSD 39) - Naval Cruise Book

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MALAYSIA PHUKET, THAILAND SINGAPORE PEARL HARBOR. HI SAN DIEGO. C " A Santiago y Buen ilkland Is (U K I 2000 USS MOUNT VERNON (LSD-39) I ' SS MOl ' NT VERNON (LSD-3y ) is the fiHli ship commissioned the L ' nitcd Stales Navy to bear the pR)ud name MOUNT VERNON. Built in Quincy. Massachusetts. MOUNT VERNON ' S keel was laid in Januiu ' 1 910 and constioiction was completed in April 1 97 1 . Following commissioning ceremonies on May 1 3. 1972. at Boston Naval Shipyard, the ship sailed for its designated homeport of San Diego. California. ia South America and the Strait of Magellan, joining the Pacific I ' leet amphibious forces and Amphibious Sc|uadron I ' lVH on August 14. 1972. MOUNT VERNON ' S SHIELD The shield is symbolic of the MOUNT VERNON ' S important role in supporting our nation ' s defense. The large triangle represents MOUNT VERNON after discharging three l.CU ' s. denoted b three small triangles. The area betu een the gaffed " embattled lines " is know n in heraldn, as the " fields of combat " and is shown as a field of red. The LCU ' s, our main " element of combaf ' . cross the field of combat and spearhead the amphibious assualt of a hostile, foreign shore. The symbol also displays the traditional Navy colors of blue and gold. In the upper right hand corner o the shield stands the ancient m thical sea dog. on of the original amphibians, symboli ing the MOUNT VERNON ' S amphibious tradition. The four stars, two on either side of the ship ' s name, commemorate the e. emplar ser ice of the four previous U.S. Navy ships named MOUNT VERNON. They ser ed from the Ci il War through Worid Wars I and II to face the conflicts and challenges of lixlay. MOUNT VERNO.N ' S motto. ' A77 s lutaprohai, is taken directl trom the (ieorge Washington famil coat of amis. This is also the motto of Cieorge Washington ' s home. Mount Venion. after which the ship was named. E.xiltis cuin prolnit means " action produces results. " CARAT 2000 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2000. Tiiis exercise is a series of bilateral exercises between U.S. Forces and the Military Forces of Brunei Darrussalam. Malaysia, the Republic of the Philippines. Singapore. Thailand and Indonesia. The first phase of CARAT 2000 began in the Philippines on 14 June and the final phase, conducted in Singapore, ended on 22 September. CARAT is designed to promote interoperability between U.S. Forces and those of participating nations in the areas of operational planning, command and control, and tactics. CARAT also aims to build friendships and enhance the opportunity to work together in planning sessions, in the field, on the sea, and in civic action projects. CARAT is an important means to enhance peace and security by visibly demonstrating U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region. Involving more than 1 .800 U.S. Military Forces, the CARAT Task Group was headed by Commodore Joseph J. Natale. Commander, Destroyer Squadron NINE, homeported at Naval Station Everett. Washington. The DESRON NINE staff embarked on USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42). forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan, for the duration of the exercise. Other ships in the task group included, USS MOUNT VERNON (LSD-39) and USS SIDES (FFG- 14), both homeported in San Diego: USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG-57), homeported in Peari Harbor, Hawaii; USS SAFEGUARD ( ARS-50), forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan. USS COLUMBUS (SSN-762), homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and USS HELENA (SSN-725), homeported in San Diego, also joined the Task Group in individual phases. Marines of landing force CARAT embarked on USS GERMANTOWN and USS MOUNT VERNON were commanded by LTCOL James B. Seaton of III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) and included a command element from III MEF. a reconnaissance element from 5th Force Reconnaissance Company, and a combat service support detachment from 3D Force Service Support Group, all based in Okinawa, Japan; and a ground combat element built around Kilo Company, 3D Battalion, 3D Marines, an assualt amphibious vehicle platoon and a combat engineer platoon from Combat Support Company, 3D Marines, all based at Marine Corps Base, Hawaii. Kaneohe Bay. A number of detachments operated as part of the Task Group, including a Seal Platoon from Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, Guam; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 7, Area Search Detachment, from San Diego, with the SWATH (Small Wateiplane Area Twin Hull) Craft; Assault Craft Unit 5; members of Mobile Inshore Undersea Wari ' are Detachment 1 02, from Spokane, Washington and Detachment 1 04 from San Jose, CA; and the U.S. SEVENTH FLEET Band. COMMANDING OFFICER CDR JAMES A. STEWART Commander James A. Stewart is a native of Baton Rouge. Louisiana. Following graduation from Louisiana State Uni ersity in 1 980 he attended Officer Candidate School in Newport. Rhode Island, and was commissioned on 6 Februar) ' 1 98 1 . Commander Stev art ' s at-sea assignments include Auxiliaries Officer on USS HALEAKALA ( AE- 25 ); Communications Officer. Navigator, and Administrative Officer on USS SAINT LOUIS ( L KA- 116). forward deployed to Sasebo. Japan: Operations Officer on USS BARBOUR COUNTY ( LST- 1 195): First Lieutenant on USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3): and Executive Officer on USS COMSTOCK (LSD-45 ). All of these ships were assigned to the Pacific Fleet. Commander Stew art has ser ed ashore as an instructor at Surface Warfare Officer Schcxil in Coronado. California, and as Legislative Affairs Branch Chief of the Plans and Polic Directorate (J-5) at Headquarters, U.S. European Command. Stuttgart. Germany. He completed his Joint Professional Militar - Education by attending the Air Force Command and Staff College in Montgomer . Alabama and the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk. Virginia. His most recent assignment, prior to sen ing as Commanding Officer of the USS MOUNT VERNON (LSD-39). was as ClNCs Issues Officer and Legislati e Affairs Assistant for Commander in Chief. U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Hiubor. Haw aii. Commander Stewart ' s personal awards include the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal (w ith two gold stars), and the Na y . chie ement Medal (with one gold star). EXECUTIVE OFFICER CDR KENNETH J. BARRETT Commander Barrett is a native of Worcester, Massachusetts. He attended the College of the Holy Cross and graduated with the class of 1984. Upon commissioning through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC), he was assigned to USS DENVER (LPD-9) serving as Auxiliaries and Main Propulsion Division Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant. In 1988, Commander Barrett served as the Assistant Combat Direction Center Officer on USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) under the Carrier Readiness Improvement Program (CVRIP). Upon completion of this tour, he reported to the Navy ' s Bureau of Personnel in Washington, D.C. During his Washington tour. Commander Barrett augmented NAVCENT SEVENTH Fleet Staff, embarked on USS BLUERIDGE (LCC- 19), during Operation Desert Stomi, serving with distinction as Flag Battle Watch Officer and Port Loader. In 1992, Commander Bairett served on USS CUSHING (DD-985 ) as Operations Officer. He followed this assignment with a tour as Navigator and Navigation Executive Department Head on USS TARAWA (LHA- 1 ). Commander Ban-ett holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Holy Cross and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He is also a gradute of the Airned Forces Staff College. Upon completion of Joint Officer training. Commander Ban-ett was assigned as the Naval Advisor to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and U.S. Navy Representative to the United Nation ' s Military Staff Committee. In this capacity. Commander Barrett was the Joint Staff Representative at the U.S. Mission in New York. Personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (with three gold stars), and Navy Achievement Medal, as well as many other unit and campaign awards. EXECUTIVE OFFICER LCDR CHRISTIAN H. HANSEN Lieutenant Commander Hansen is a native of San Francisco. California. He attended New Mexico Tech, and graduated in 1 985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He later attended Officer Candidate School in Newport. Rhode Island and was commissioned in September of 1986. Lieutenant Commander Hansen ' s at-sea assignments include Gunnery Officer and Combat Intorniation Center Officer on USS RACINE (LST- 11 91 ); First Lieutenant on USS FORT FISHER ( LSD-4()): and First Lieutenant on USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD-6). Lieutenant Commander Hansen has served ashore as Training Support at Naval Reserve Readiness Command. Minneapolis. Minnesota and as Executive Officer at Naval Reserve Readiness Center. Spokane. Washington. He attended the Naval War College. Newport. Rhode Island, where he earned a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. Personal aw ards include the Na y Commendation Medal ( w ilh three stius) and the Navy and .Marine Corps Achie ement Medal. COMMAND MASTER CHIEF GSCM(SW) BARRY L. HEMPHILL A native of Walhalla, South Carolina. Master Chief Hemphill enlisted in the U.S. Navy in January of 1 977 as an undesignated fireman. After completing Boot Camp at Orlando, FL. His first duty station was the USS BOULDER (LST- 1 190) in Little Creek. VA. Attaining the rank of Engineman Second Class. GSCM(SW) Hemphill took advantage of the Navy ' s conversion opportunities and converted to GSM (Gas Turbine System, Mechanic ) in 1 98 1 where he put his new expertise to work on USS DEYO (DD-989) and USS JOHN ROGERS (DD-983). After completing his sea tour, GSCM(SW) Hemphill became an instructor at the Gas Turbine Systems " C " School located in Great Lakes. IL. Returning to sea duty in 1986 GSCM(SW) Hemphill was selected for the Pre-commissioning crew of the USS ANTIETAM (CG-54) where he served until February 1 990 at which time he was assigned to USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG- 19). GSCM(SW) Hemphill was assigned to Engineering Department and also assumed the duties as the Command Master Chief. Attaining the rank of Senior Chief he completed his sea tour and transferred to shore duty at SIMA (Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity) San Diego. CA and assumed duties as the Shop Master of Onsite Calibration Lab. Upon his selection to Master Chief Petty Officer he assumed the duties as Administrative Departmental Master Chief and TQL Coordinator. Returning to sea duty he reported onboard USS OLDENDORF (DD-972) as Engineering Department Master Chief. After his selection in the Command Master Chief Program he was assigned to USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23) as the Command Master Chief in August 1997. Upon decommissioning he reported onboard USS MOUNT VERNON (LSD-39) as the Command Master Chiefin September 1998. GSCM(SW) Hemphill ' s personal awards include the Navy and Maiine Coips Commendation Medal(with I star), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (with one star), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Battle Efficiency Ribbon (with 4 stars). Sea Service Ribbon (with four stars). Naval Reserve Sea Service, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal (with 4 stiu ' s), and the Enlisted Surface Warfaie Pin. DECK DEPARTMENT 1 St Lieutenant LTA.C.Deaville BOSN CW04 R.L. Fields BOSN CW02 K. Parquet 1st Division 2nd Division 3rd Division Deck LCPO Weapons LCPO LTJGA.N. LTJGS.D. ENS A.J. Euretig BMCS(SW) B.T. FCC(SW)C.T. Ra sadin Meushaw Rhodes Perry 1ST DIVISION SN WADE SA PHILLIPS SA STEARLY S A YOUNG SN MEUHLHAUSEN 2ND DIVISION BMI ADAMS BMl GREEN BM2EDDY BM2 RONGA BM2 SULLIVAN }7IIW JJ . CiALLARDO , BM3 GONZALES , BM3 MORALES SN AVALOS SN BLOXHAM BMSN CHANDLER SNCROWDER SNMUNSON SN SCOTT SN W. LTERS SA BANDY SA DOWT)Y SA MORENO 3RD DIVISION fA ?, GMISAI.DANA IC2COLBMAN KC2DORSEY hCZGANEY FC2 LAZARD GM2MEISTER GM3CLUDY FC3KEESEE FC3 MARVEL SN WELCH 10 ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Chief Engincoi " LT B.M.Peterson Main Propulsion Assistant CW02 R.W. Maresh DCA P-2Divo Auxo Electro P-1 Divo ENG LCPO LTK.C. LTJGJ.F.A. LTJGP.R. ENS P.A. ENS R.B. ENCM(SW) Knapp B(x;hnke Benishek Keller Billington R.J. Simmons . -_... 1 P-1 LCF O P-3 LCPO P-2 IXPO EDIV R-DIV R-DIV MMCS(SW) MMCS(SW) MMC(SW) EMC(SW) DCC(SW ) HTC(S V) H.T.Tran G.F.Domingo N.PBurkland L.B.Monzon J.E.Gallagher J.R. Vickery 11 A-DIVISION EN2 CASTLE EN2 HERNANDEZ MM2KENEBREW EN2MAXFIELD y i EN3AGUILAR MM3 ALI EN3 AVERY EN3DAY EN3GUSTAFS0N MM3 HOLLY 1M3 MARTINEZ EN3 SIORDIA ENFA RITZ ENFAWOODARD ENFR JONES 12 ' E-DIVISION EM2GR1FHS EM2NESBITT IC2SCH0LL IC2T0WNLEY EM3 NIELSEN IC3RICKARD E 13 RIVERA EM3STANC0VICH EMFNLAPID EMFNMENENDEZ 13 P-1 DIVISION MM2nSHER MM2 FULLER MM3CALUB MM3DIGREGORIO MM3 GABRIEL MM3 GUTIERREZ MM3MCNKjaVlERY MM3 MORRIS MM3 NEAL MM3 POST 14 ? x.Kir.,iV. MM3SALCID0 MM3 SINGH MM3 WHITE MM3 WRIGHT It ]} i PHOTO NOT AVAILABLE ■ IMFNCOLELAY I MFN HARRIS I KIM I l.ARA I MFN PORTER MMFN : ZQVEZ 1 A GARCIA MMFA MENENDEZ- SANTOS MMFR BINGMAN IKOSORIO 15 P-2 DIVISION MMIRODELAS MM2 BRAMHAN MM2GLrrHRlE MM2HOLDEN MM2 SMILEY MM2 WENTT MM3 BROWN MM3 CLARKE MM3 DOWDY MM3 GARCIA MM3 GARLINGTON MM3 GOMEZ MM3 HARNEY MM3 HOFFMAN MM3 MISHOE IIMMA 16 f:mwM..n ewe:jw. LM3REED MM3 SH. L AY MM3 L ' RIBE MM3 WHITE FN CRONE FN DOB Y MMR EDR. DA NIMFN LANDRY NL lFACORDO A FA DENTON FA EDISON 1MFA MACINTOSH MMFA MOORE FA WRIGHT ¥R IGBIN " EKA 17 P-3 DIVISION MM I HUNT ri x MM 1 LITTON MMIMYRILL HT2ZIGELMIER MM3 MANLADI GRAMOS SI MM3 SANCHEZ Ik 18 R DIVISION h HT2 KLLRAXEK DC2 BALIK HTI iLW DCl HURST MRICUMMLNGS MRFN DAVIS FNBUSTILLOS HT3 THOMAS HT3HETHC0CK IX TL ' REY WAMAm LIL DCFRLONG DCFA WALKER DCFA IMMICKE DCFA HER 19 NAV ADMIN DEPARTMENT Navigator LTJG K.P. Kearton Admin Division Officer ENS M.A. Ludwig Mdk Medical LCPO Navigation LCPO Master- At-Amis LCPO Admin LCPO HMCS(SW) R.D. Shane QMC(SW)G.L.Geurin MAC(SW)T.A. Kato PNC(SW)R.D. Mutia 20 ADMINISTRATION DIVISION NCI LATHE YNl WALKER YN2MALALANG YN2TAMAY0 PN3 PIAMONTE PN3 SIJERA PHOTO NOT PNSA CANO AVAILABLE YNSRMIRGHASSEMI 21 MEDICAL NAVIGATION DIVISIONS QM3KRUGL0V QM3FENNELL QM30LAGUE QM3 SMITH 22 OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT OpcraiionsOtlicci LT P. A. Gilrmirtin Operalions Officer LTL.B. Broadnax CICO l.TJG H. Lumpkin COMMO HNS D.A. Pi irolUi PHOTO EMO NOT ENS C.Parker AVAILABLE OPS OCLCPO llTClSWjRAV. t Tl Bi) inich OELCR) HTC(SVV)M.A. Rahall 23 OC OS DIVISION wmif- SM2 CARGO IT2 DICKEY IT2 MASSA IT2 MAYES IT2 MITCHELL IT3CHODOSH IT3DELGADILLO EN3ERICKS0N rn GREEN IT3 WHIPPLE SMSN CAMACHO ITSN KOWALSKI ITSN RAMOS ITSA GIBSON ITSASUMBLIN 24 OE DIVISION fWfijr ' ,rr,...!,iii ET2REAL ET2WINDHAUSEN 1T3BYERS 1T3 HANSON •T3 HUNT •;t3 morris I nPURSLEY I 13 WILEY 25 OI OW DIVISIONS WTwm Iki.iJi.j. 0S2 SCOTT OS2SNEDEN EW2 TATE 0S2VISC0NTI EW3 ENGLISH OS3MCEACHIN 0S3WIGER OSSNBARNHART EWSN CHERRY EWSN GUTIERREZ OSSACASARES OSSR WATSON 26 J SUPPLY DEPARTMENT SuppK Otliccr LTM.N.JL-llLMson Disbursing Officer LTJG L.A. Parker -SKIXK) SKCS(SW) R.I.David SmXK) .SHCS(SW)W.H Robinson Disbursing LCPO DKCS(SW)Va,squez Mess Specialist LCPO MSC(S V)H.C.Eral 27 S-l S-3 DIVISIONS SH2 BROWN SK2 COOKE SK2 LARSON mm SK2PrFER SK3DEBERRY SK3ESTELLER .i M PHOTO NOT SH3 SWEET AVAILABLE SH3YEBOAH SHS A BRADLEY 28 S-2 DIVISION MSI JACOB MSIKLEBON IS 1 LANDRY IS2AGUINALDO MS; FERRER MS2RUIZ MSZSAHAGLT IS, FLORES- SANCHEZ Y 1S3 CATLING , MS3 JOSEPH MS3 PARKINSON MS3QUIR0Z- B.ALDERAS MS3 WILSON MSSAKANE MSSA THORPE 29 S-4 S-8 DIVISIONS i ' i j .r Ai i. BMl MEYER ET2 KULOW BM2 MORALES PC2 STRATTON DK3 SURARUJIROJ DKSA DUNCAN SAHANEY FRMCADORY 30 TRAINING DEPARTMENT Training Officer LTR.B.Norris Training LCPO SMC(SW)G.S.Kjiapp 31 SWATH CRAFT PERSONNEL Jl- J A " h EMC(SW) Carruth ETlCole STl(SW) Demler EN2(SW) Sims ENl(SW) Stevens EMl(SW) Thomas EN2(SW) Willis 32 14 ' 15 MAY 00 THE DAY OF DEPARTURE Like other amphibious animals we must come occasionally on shore: but the water is more properly our element, and in it. ..as we find our greatest security, so we exert our greatest force. Lord Bolinghroke How little do the landsmen know of w hat we sailors feel. When waves do mount and winds do blow ! But we have hearts of steel. The Sailors Resolution 33 PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII 34 OKINAWA, JAPAN 35 SUBIC BAY 36 PHILIPPINES 37 PATTAYA BEACH 1 M triB 38 SATTAHIP, THAILAND 39 SURABAYA 40 INDONESIA 41 ASSEMBAGUS 42 INDONESIA 43 KOTA KINABALU 44 MALAYSIA 45 LUMUT 46 MALAYSIA - - - 3PP . y : i|C. ■j ?-- ' w ' -• frTz ■■■■■■I H m 47 PENANG 48 MALAYSIA S lC s. . .... wg 1 49 PHUKET 50 THAILAND 51 SINGAPORE 52 53 PEARL HARBOR 54 HAWAII 55 SAN DIEGO 56 HOMECOMING 57 CROSSING " When the Wogs 58 THE LINE become Shellbacks " 59 THE TIGER 60 EXPERIENCE ■ -. i: 61 WELL DECK 62 AMPHIB OPS 63 BURIAL The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death. Beowulf 64 AT SEA only regret that I ha e but one lite to lose for my countr ' . Nathan Hale 65 66 67 AWARD AND PINNING CEREMONIES Mi 1 IS£ i 68 69 COMREL i - 1! 70 7i ft3»-- ' 71 COMREL CONT. 72 LEAP FROGS 73 GO ' S PAGE He who commands the sea has command ot ' evei thing. ThemistocU ' s VIPER The value of the whole army - a mighty host of a million men - depends on the man alone: such is the influence of spirit. Tsao Kwei The captain, in the first place, is lord paramount. He stands no watch, comes and goes when he pleases, and is accountable to no one, and must be obeyed in everything. Richard Henn ' Dana. Jr. You should see Captain ' s Mast 74 The Wardroom 4 ' . The officer should wear his unifomi as the judge his ermine, without a stain. Rea?- Admiral John A. Dahlgren This is the officer ' s part, to make men continue to do things, they i now not u hcreforc: and. w hen. if choice v as offered. the u ould lie dow n u here they were and be killed. R.L. Stevenson 75 76 M E M O R I E S 77 The Chief ' s Mess To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heiul when all have lost it... W.M. Thackeray A leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don ' t want to do. and like it. Hany S. Truman Man is a militaiy animal, glories is gunpowder, and loves parades. P.J. Bailey Ib -- " - iJ ttM M m g mH i 78 The Crew We be three poor mariners Newly come from the seas; we spend our Ii es in jeopard). While others h e at ease. The Mariner ' s Glee Sailors, with their built-in sense of order, service, and discipline, should really be mnning the world. Nicholas Monsarrall Ships are to little purpose withour skillful Seamen Richard HaklitM 79 CARAT CRUISEBOOK STAFF LTJG Boehnke LTJG Lumpkin In doing what we ought, we deserve no praise, because it is our duty. St. Augustine We would Hke to thank the Captain. XO ' s. Chiefs Mess, and the Crew for all the great memories of this cruise. We hope to capture just a part of the memories in this book. Thank you to all who submined all the wonderful photos. A special thanks to YN2(SW) Tamayo for his help on this project. We would like to leave you with this final quote in honor of the crew members of the USS COLE. TAPS The last post is the Nwic Diiuittis of the dead soldier It is the last bugle call... but it gives promise of reveille. ..the greatest reveille which ultimately the Archangel Gabriel will blow. Stephen Grciluini. 1919 80 KAZAKHSTAN MONGOUA . Vladivostok)-. Y 9f " JAPAN V SOUTH , Shanghai! ' V. Osaka Map furnished by Nystrom a Division o( Herff Jones Kerquelen I. " (Fr.) " ' haiti dom.rb , BajZE GUATEMALA; HONDURAS B. salvadorV ' ,NJCARAGUA COSTA RIC SOLOMON VANUATU. New Caledonia an Tokelau TUVALU (N ) Wallisand SAMOA Futuna « Am. Samoa (US) Cook Niue Islands (N.Z.) (N.Z.) TONGA (Fr) FIJ lydney Auckland NEW ZEAUND PORTS OF CALL PEAI L HARBOR. HI OKINAWA. JAPAN SUBIC BAY. PHILIPPINES SATTAHIP. THAILAND SURABAYA. INDONESIA ASSEMBAGUS. INDONESIA KOTA KINABALU. MALAYSI LUMUT. MALAYSIA PENANG. MALAYSIA PHUKET. 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